A true story of the extraordinary feats, adventures and sufferings of Matthew Calkins, Chenango Co., N.Y., in the war of the revolution--never before published. Also, the deeply interesting story of the captivity of General Patchin, of Schoharie Co., N. Y., when a lad: by Brant and his Indians. In the same war: written from the lips of the respective heroes above-named. The spirit of evil and the spirit of good: a Saginaw tale; from Schoolcraft's researches. And the story of Conrad Mayer, the hunter ..